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QuickHits for March 19

Dropping classes | Thumb down | For those students who hated a class SO MUCH that they were willing to stand in line in the rain outside of Steele Building  on Monday to drop it: Why did you wait this long?

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No greater need: Proposed probation system overhaul is a must

On Friday Gov. Bev Perdue introduced her plan for an ambitious overhaul of the state's probation system. State lawmakers should get behind Perdue and pass the necessary legislation. During the past year we at UNC have witnessed firsthand the problems with the probation system.

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Save a tree use your laptop: UNC makes paperless education possible - we just need to get on board

We have the ability to go paperless in the classroom. But students still rely on paper for most of their assignments class readings and exams. Our attachment to paper needs to end.UNC allows each full-time student $40 of printing money a semester. That's 800 sheets per student per semester. And with 17700 undergraduates on campus that's about 28320000 sheets of paper a year for undergraduate printing money.

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